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FOX News
Sep 15, 2012 11:00pm EDT
spread to other countries and the feeling at that time that came out the united states couldn't really support any of these movements in the arab spring because quote unquote, we don't know who these people are, which is to say that the united states, and including the state department, just was not that engaged with these countries at that time. now, when you think of how, to what extent egypt or libya since these transitions have been in the news, it's been basically not at all on their own, and still a piece with the obama administration's policy on foreign policy, to lower america's direct engagement rather than let international institutions deal with it. what we're seeing is the result of the united states, kind of the not withdrawing entirely, but pulling back from its engagement with the transitional government. >> mary, i think the administration would say, look, we liberated and they got there if first, but we were participants and our military assets were crucial, decisive, and so, we weren't as passive as dan suggested. >> well, i think that we can't forget that there is a,
FOX News
Sep 16, 2012 3:00pm EDT
not reflect the views of the united states government. mitt romney also reacted to the attack west side this statement. i am outraged by the attacks on american diplomatic missions in libya and egypt and by the death of an american consulate worker in benghazi. romney held a press conference the next day. >> possibly the administration was wrong sympathizing of those instead of condemning their actions. it's never too early for the united states government to condemn attacks on americans and to defend our values. the white house distanced the last night from the statement saying it wasn't cleared by washington. that reflects the mixed signals they are sending to the world. >> jon: president also faced the media on wednesday. >> the united states condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. we're working with the government of libya to secure our diplomats. i've directed my administration to increase our security at diplomatic posts around the world. >> jon: that is an extremely abbreviated time line. question for us on news watch how did the media react or f
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